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GrainCorp Indigenous Employment Success

  Today GenerationOne, senior executives and Indigenous employees of GrainCorp will meet in Sydney to celebrate Indigenous employment success.    In August 2011 GrainCorp joined Australia’s largest Indigenous employment initiative, committing ten jobs through the Australian Employment Covenant.    In November last year GrainCorp superseded its Indigenous employment expectations, announcing 198 people have been successfully supported into a job - meeting the employment demands of the company.      ... More...

06 March @ 09:37

Everybody's Business

EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS GenerationOne, the Australian Employment Covenant initiative, Reconciliation Australia and Social Ventures Australia have today released a step-by-step guide for managers and supervisors who are on the frontline of hiring and retaining Indigenous staff. Everybody's Business: A Handbook for Indigenous Employment was developed in close consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and organisations, reflecting the shared knowledge and experiences on helping people break the cycle of disadvantage through sustainable employment.   “When we share our knowledge and expertise the whole community benefits” said GenerationOne CEO, Warren Mundine.   ... More...

27 February @ 06:00

Cater Care Reach Indigenous Job Commitments

Cater Care Reach Indigenous Job Commitments In Perth today, GenerationOne CEO Warren Mundine will meet with Executives from Cater Care Services to congratulate them on achieving their Indigenous job commitments under the Australian Employment Covenant (AEC).  At a ceremony to be held at the Cater Care Services in Stirling, WA, Mr. Mundine will present the Kelvin Genn, company Director with a certificate of recognition and achievement. In April 2011 Cater Care signed with the Australian Employment Covenant to help end the disparity between Indigenous and non- Indigenous Australians through employment.     ... More...

11 February @ 04:09

NZ MAYORAL TASKFORCE VISITS WESTERN SYDNEY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

GenerationOne will today host a New Zealand Mayoral Taskforce who are in Australia to examine International models of best practice in training Indigenous jobseekers for work.  Employer-directed training is the best way to ensure marginalized Indigenous jobseekers are job and work ready, and the Taskforce will examine a program being led by Marist Youth Care, one of 334 Australian Employment Covenant employers who have committed over 60,000 jobs for Indigenous Australians.  Marist Youth Care will share details of its very successful Employment and Training Program for at risk Young People, including Aboriginal young people, currently being conducted in Blacktown, New South Wales.  ... More...

08 February @ 10:09

Jeremy Donovan announced as Australia Day Ambassador

The Australia Day Council of New South Wales has announced GenerationOne spokesperson, Jeremy Donovan, as a 2013 Australia Day Ambassador.  Internationally renowned didgeridoo player and GenerationOne spokesperson Jeremy Donovan says he is thrilled with the opportunity to bring all Australians together, and share his pride with some of Australia’s newest citizens on Australia Day.  As part of Jeremy’s role, he will deliver the keynote address at the Greater Taree Council Citizenship Ceremony on the mid north coast of New South Wales.  “This is an amazing opportunity and I am honoured to be part of a ceremony.  As an Aboriginal man whose family are originally from the Kuku Yalanji and the Gumbaynngirr nations, it’s very special for me to welco... More...

21 January @ 02:26